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  • Democratic race down to just two: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders face off

    DURHAM, N.H. – Their race newly energized, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders head into the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic presidential con ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, accordin ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • State IG: Classified email found from Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice tenures

    WASHINGTON – The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effor ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Explosives threat one of many to Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department due to 'Making a Murderer'

    MANITOWOC, Wis. – Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • National Prayer Breakfast: Obama says faith is 'great cure' for fear

    WASHINGTON – Delivering his last annual sermon to Washington's elite, President Barack Obama on Thursday warned of the corrosive impact of fear in pub ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game

    WASHINGTON – Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water t ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Decrying anti-Muslim bias, Obama pays 1st visit to U.S. mosque

    CATONSVILLE, Md. – President Barack Obama paid his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, appealing for tolerance for America's millions of Muslim ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Paul Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting angrily among themselves as he tried steering his frac ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Adnan Syed, central figure in 'Serial' podcast, is arguing for new trial

    BALTIMORE – A convicted murderer who was the focus of a popular podcast is returning to court to argue he deserves another trial and a new chance at f ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Shadowy companies, big bucks: Election mystery money returns

    WASHINGTON – Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential ca ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Iowa shows polling is slippery business, getting more so

    WASHINGTON – Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fi ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartworm

    LOS ANGELES – Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
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